Alert: Due to routine maintenance on the OSHA website, some pages may be temporarily unavailable.
To report an emergency, file a complaint with OSHA or ask a safety and health question, call 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA).

Directorate of Standards and Guidance - Directory of Offices & Staff

U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Directorate of Standards & Guidance
200 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20210

VACANT

Director

Andy Levinson

Deputy Director

Maureen Ruskin

Deputy Director
Office of the Director | 202-693-1950

Pamela Barclay, MPH, MS Health Scientist

Christie Garner, Program Analyst

Inanje Mintz, Public Health Educator

Estelle Berman, Program Analyst

Anissa Harmon, Program Analyst

Robert Stone, Economist

Office of Biological Hazards

The mission of the Office of Biological Hazards is to contribute to assuring safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces through the development of workplace standards, regulations and guidance addressing exposures to harmful biological agents.

Jessica Schifano, JD, MPH, Director

Ashley Bieniek-Tobasco, DrPH, MPH, Health Scientist

Sharon Carr, Health Scientist

Deirdre Green, PhD, Research Health Science Specialist

Natalia Stakhiv, MPH, Health Scientist

Meghan Stark, Research Health Science Specialists

Office of Chemical Hazards - Metals

The mission of the Office Of Chemical Hazards (Metals) is to contribute to assuring safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces through the development of workplace standards, regulations and guidance addressing exposures to harmful chemical (metal) agents.

Tiffany DeFoe, Director

Peter Andrews, Industrial Hygienist

Janet Carter, Health Scientist

Deana Holmes, MT, Health Scientist

Jennifer Lawless, CSP, Industrial Hygienist

David Valiante, Health Scientist

Office of Chemical Hazards - Non Metals

The mission of the Office of Chemical Hazards (Non-Metals) is to contribute to assuring safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces through the development of workplace standards, regulations and guidance addressing exposures to harmful chemical (non-metal) agents.

David O'Connor, MPH, Director

William Baughman, MS, MPH, Health Scientist

Jonathan Bearr, PhD, Health Scientist

Annette Iannucci, MS, DABT, Health Scientist

Madeline Ludwig, MPH, Industrial Hygienist

Varun Patel, Industrial Hygienist

Office of Engineering Safety

The mission of the Office of Engineering Safety is to contribute to assuring safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces through the development of workplace standards, regulations and guidance addressing engineering safety areas.

Lisa Long, Director

Yanina Breakiron, Chemical Engineer

David Chicca, Safety Engineer

Dennis Dudzinski, CSP, MBA, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

Jonathan Horton, Safety Engineer

Ken Stevanus, Mechanical Engineer

Blair Thompson, Mechanical Engineer

Office of Information Quality & Paperwork Reduction

The mission of Paperwork Reduction Staff is to analyze and evaluate workplace standards and regulations to ensure compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, to perform surveys and studies to obtain data and information needed to close gaps in the rulemaking record identified during or subsequent to hearings, and to assess and manage collection of information requirements imposed by Agency rules and regulations.

Seleda Perryman, Director

Belinda Cannon, Program Analyst

Theda Kenney, Regulatory Specialist

Robert Washington, MPH, Regulatory Specialist

Office of Maritime and Agriculture

The mission of the Office of Maritime and Agriculture is to contribute to assuring safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces through the development of workplace standards, regulations, and guidance materials addressing the occupational risks in the maritime and agricultural industries.

Amy Wangdahl, CSP, Director

Danielle Watson, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist

Acie Zachary, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist

Carla Marcellus, Advisory Committee Program Specialist

Cheryl Gannon, Physical Scientist

Office of Physical Hazards & Others

The mission of the Office of Physical Hazards is to contribute to assuring safe and healthful working conditions in covered workplaces through the development of workplace standards and guidance addressing exposures to harmful physical hazards, e.g., non-ionizing and ionizing radiation, noise, vibrations, temperature extremes, pressure extremes, etc., as well as the development of workplace standards and guidance addressing exposures to other designated health hazards.

Jessica Schifano, JD, MPH, Acting Director

Ryan Tremain, MPH, Health Scientist

Augusta Williams, ScD, MPH, Health Scientist

Stephen Schayer, PhD, CIH, Health Scientist

Katrina Burns, Research Health Science Specialists

Office of Regulatory Analysis – Health

Chuck McCormick, Director

Bob Blicksilver, Economist

Greg Kuczura, Economist

Bryan Lincoln, Economist

Tom Mockler, Economist

Sutton Puglia, Economist

Office of Regulatory Analysis – Safety

Jessica Stone, Director

Cherron Cox, Economist

Adriana Lopez-Menendez, Economist

Tom Ransdell, Economist

Brian Sloboda, Economist

Britni Wilcher, Economist

Office of Safety Systems

The mission of the Office of Safety Systems is to contribute to ensuring safe and healthful working conditions through the development of standards, regulations, and guidance for the identification, prevention, and control of safety hazards regarding fire protection, explosives, hazardous materials, chemical processes, fall protection personal protective equipment, emergency response, and other fundamental workplace safety issues.

Mark Hagemann, Director

Bill Hamilton, Fire Prevention Engineer

William Zettler, Safety & Occupational Health Specialist

Omar Whitfield, Safety Engineer

Office of Technological Feasibility

Joseph Coble, ScD, CIH, Director

Aalok Oza, Industrial Hygienist